Wonderful 1900's - 10's Roswell, NM Constable 5pt Ball Tip Star Badge of Hugo Rector Precinct #1
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Wonderful 1900's - 10's Roswell, NM Constable 5pt Ball Tip Star Badge of Hugo Rector Precinct #1

Code: pdwlb00011cnm

$1,575.00

Product Description

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ARTIFACT: Wonderful 1900's 1910's Roswell, New Mexico Constable badge of Hugo Rector from Precinct No. 1 in the heart of the city. The badge comes with an earlier circa 1890's cabinet photo from Albuquerque, New Mexico that is purported to be an image of Constable Rector. The 5-point, ball tip star badge reads: "CONSTABLE PRCT. NO. 1" in the center and surrounding it reads: "H. RECTOR ROSWELL, N.M." in black painted detail. The reverse shows a maker's mark that reads: "DETECTIVE PUBLISHING CO. CHICAGO". The cabinet photo depicts a gentleman wearing a suit and hat, along the bottom it reads: "W. H. COBB, SUCCESSOR TO W. CAL. BROWN & CO., 115 GOLD AVE., ALBUQUERQUE, N. M."

VINTAGE: Circa Badge: 1900's 1910's; Photo: 1890's

SIZE: Approximately Badge: 1-3/4" x 1-3/4"; Photo: 6-1/2" x 4-3/16"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Nickel plated nickel, heavy cardstock, photograph (sepia tone), black paint

ATTACHMENT: Vertical pin with drop in locking swivel catch.

MARKINGS: "DETECTIVE PUBLISHING CO., CHICAGO", ""W. H. COBB, SUCCESSOR TO W. CAL. BROWN & CO., 115 GOLD AVE., ALBUQUERQUE, N. M."

ITEM NOTES: This is from a western and lawman badge collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VBGEX16 LAEGEX6/16

CONDITION: 8+ (Overall - Excellent): The badge shows minor to moderate wear, much of the plating and painted details remain intact, the photo shows mild wear, slight age discoloration to reverse, overall both are in excellent condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my items, this piece is guaranteed original.